What is lineage?

  • (noun): The kinship relation between an individual and the individual's progenitors.
    Synonyms: descent, line of descent, filiation
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on lineage, lineages:

Chögyam Trungpa - Acclaim
... Major lineage holders of his own Tibetan Buddhist traditions and many other Buddhist teachers supported his work ... In 1974, Trungpa invited the Karmapa, head of the Karma Kagyu lineage, to come to the west and offer teachings ... to be one of the principal Kagyu lineage holders in the west The ancient and renowned lineage of the Trungpas, since the great siddha Trungmase Chökyi Gyamtso Lodrö, possessor of only holy activity, has in every ...
Drukpa Lineage - Contemporary Organisation - Name
... In March 2008, the spiritual head of the Drukpa Lineage, H.H ... The spiritual lineage be known throughout the world firmly and clearly as "Dongyu Palden Drukpa", meaning the Spiritual Lineage of the Glorious Dragons or simply the "Drukpa Lineage" ... He goes on to note that the "different lineages within a major Tibetan Buddhist branch are like brothers, of course some brothers do better than others, but that ...
Vero Cell
... Vero cells are lineages of cells used in cell cultures ... The Vero lineage was isolated from kidney epithelial cells extracted from an African green monkey (Chlorocebus sp ... The lineage was developed on 27 March 1962, by Yasumura and Kawakita at the Chiba University in Chiba, Japan ...
Shunryu Suzuki - Lineage
... Soto lineage Soto school Shunryu Suzuki (1904—1971) Richard Baker (born 1936) Hoitsu Suzuki (born 1939) Tenshin Reb Anderson (born 1943) Meiya ...
Lineage of The Panchen Lamas
... In the lineage of the Tibetan Panchen Lamas there were considered to be four Indian and three Tibetan incarnations of Amitabha Buddha before Khedrup Gelek Pelzang, who is ... The lineage starts with Subhuti, one of the original disciples of Gautama Buddha ...

More definitions of "lineage":

  • (noun): A rate of payment for written material that is measured according to the number of lines submitted.
    Synonyms: linage
  • (noun): The number of lines in a piece of printed material.
    Synonyms: linage

Famous quotes containing the word lineage:

    I declare
    Two lineages electrify the air,
    That will like pennons from a mast
    Fly over sleep and life and death
    Till sun is powerless to decoy
    A single seed above the earth:
    Lineage of sorrow: lineage of joy....
    Philip Larkin (1922–1986)